Visual Timeline: Gilgamesh

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2600 BCE: Uruk ruled by Gilgamesh for 126 years according to the Sumerian King List.
 
 
2150 BCE - 1400 BCE: The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh written on clay tablets.
 
 
2047 BCE - 1750 BCE: The Ur III Period in Sumer. Great Wall of Uruk still standing.
 
 
 
 
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